NYT: How the Anonymous Op-Ed Came to Be

NYT: How the Anonymous Op-Ed Came to Be

By The New York Times Sept. 9, 2018 The New York Times’s Opinion desk published an Op-Ed by an anonymous senior official in the Trump administration on Wednesday. By Friday, nearly 23,000 readers had submitted questions to us about the vetting process and our thinking behind publishing the essay. CLICK IMAGE for direct link to NYT […]

NYT: Frustration and Finger-Pointing as G.O.P. Pulls Out of Deal To Bar Hacked Materials

NYT: Frustration and Finger-Pointing as G.O.P. Pulls Out of Deal To Bar Hacked Materials

By Nicholas Fandos Sept. 7, 2018 WASHINGTON — House Republicans withdrew on Thursday from negotiations with Democrats over a pact that would have effectively barred both parties from using hacked or stolen material on the campaign trail this fall. CLICK IMAGE for direct link to NYT story. Leaders of the National Republican Congressional Committee, the campaign […]

WP: Kavanaugh declines to condemn Trump’s attacks on judiciary

WP: Kavanaugh declines to condemn Trump’s attacks on judiciary

By Seung Min Kim, Ann E. Marimow and Mark Berman September 6 at 6:54 PM Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday as senators continue publicly interviewing President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court. CLICK HERE for direct link to Wash Post story. Kavanaugh, a member of the U.S. Court of […]

NYT: White House Cites Executive Privilege to Withhold 100,000 Pages of Kavanaugh Records

NYT: White House Cites Executive Privilege to Withhold 100,000 Pages of Kavanaugh Records

By Sheryl Gay Stolberg Sept. 1, 2018 WASHINGTON — The Trump White House, citing executive privilege, is withholding from the Senate more than 100,000 pages of records from Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s time as a lawyer in the administration of former President George W. Bush. CLICK HERE for direct link to NYT story. The decision, disclosed […]

WP Opinion: There may have been an FBI conspiracy involving the 2016 election. But not the one you think

WP Opinion: There may have been an FBI conspiracy involving the 2016 election. But not the one you think

By Paul Waldman June 18, 2018 at 1:45 PM This afternoon, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz will testify on Capitol Hill about the lengthy report he issued last week on the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email, but what may be the most important part of the story of the FBI and Clinton in 2016 […]

The Associated Press and The Washington Post: multiple Trump scandals in one day

The Associated Press and The Washington Post: multiple Trump scandals in one day

By Jeff Horowitz The Associated Press February 27th. WASHINGTON (AP) The political strategist and online guru who was named President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign manager Tuesday has a close financial relationship with a penny-stock firm with a questionable history that includes longstanding ties to a convicted fraudster, according to an Associated Press investigation. Brad Parscale, who played […]

Daily Mail: Utah senator Orrin Hatch makes stunning U-turn on support for ‘wife-beating’ Trump aide in space of just 24 hours

Daily Mail: Utah senator Orrin Hatch makes stunning U-turn on support for ‘wife-beating’ Trump aide in space of just 24 hours

By David Martosko, Us Political Editor For Dailymail.com UPDATED: 18:40 EST, 7 February 2018 Rob Porter, who resigned his position Wednesday as White House staff secretary, initially received strong backing from his former boss, Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, following accusations that Porter was abusive toward one of his ex-wives. But that support seemed to evaporate when the second […]

NYT: Trump Ordered Mueller Fired, but Backed Off When White House Counsel Threatened to Quit

NYT: Trump Ordered Mueller Fired, but Backed Off When White House Counsel Threatened to Quit

By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and MAGGIE HABERMAN JAN. 25, 2018 WASHINGTON — President Trump ordered the firing last June of Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation, according to four people told of the matter, but ultimately backed down after the White House counsel threatened to resign rather than carry out the directive. CLICK IMAGE […]

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